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Immigrants From India, Pakistan Face U.S. Prostate, Breast Cancer Risks
Date:9/5/2008

f prostate, breast cancer, lung cancer and colon cancer," Dr. Abraham said.

Immigrants from India and Pakistan make up about 1.5 percent of the U.S. population. They experience a better survival rate from cancer compared with the non-Hispanic white U.S. population.

Abraham's coauthors are Akm Hossain, M.D. and Aasim Sehbai, M.D., also with the WVU Cancer Center, and Rachel Abraham, M.D., of the WVU School of Medicine's Department of Community Medicine.

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